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Tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss. What should I do?

Tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss. What should I do?

See a doctor soon.: This may be a sign of vertebralbasilar insufficiency syndrome - this means the blood vessels in the back of the neck supplying the brain may be compromised and you could be at risk of stroke. Be seen soon. ...Read more

Dr. Richard Bensinger
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Vision (Definition)

Vision is a feature of a person's brain that allows him to see. He must have normal eyes, optic nerves (that stretch from the eyes to the back of his brain), and visual cortex (the vision center in the brain), in order to see properly. An ophthalmologist is a ...Read more


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Can tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss?

Can tilting my head back causes vision and hearing loss?

See a doctor ASAP: Your description is a concern. Almost sounds like concussion like symptoms. I would not hesitate seeing a doctor asap. ...Read more

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Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

Severe migraines on right side, pressure point of pain base of head/neck, right side weakness, trouble talking, vision/hearing loss what can cause it?

If you are having: Problems talking and vision changes acutely, then you need to get someone to take you to the er now. If you have these symptoms always with your migraines and you have had full workup, it may be a different story. However, if these symptoms are new, have someone get you to an er or call can ambulance to rule out a stroke. Please do not take these symptoms lightly if they are new onset. ...Read more

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Blocked ear when I put my head back which causes hearing loss, clears when I lean forward. Keep getting dizzy spells & ringing in my ear. Am I ok?

Blocked ear when I put my head back which causes hearing loss, clears when I lean forward. Keep getting dizzy spells & ringing in my ear. Am I ok?

Serous otitis media: You are describing symptoms of fluid behind the ear drum which moves when you move your head forward and backwards. Change in hearing, dizziness and ringing in your ears all can be caused by this condition, serous otitis media. Vertigo is caused by an inflammation of the semi-circular canals behind the ear drum and resolves when treated. See your physician for treatment. ...Read more

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What could cause temporary hearing loss in my left ear and darkened vision during exercise (high intensity only)? It goes away immediately with rest.

What could cause temporary hearing loss in my left ear and darkened vision during exercise (high intensity only)? It goes away immediately with rest.

Visual obscurations: Your description of visual losses with heavy physical exertion is consistent with what happens in cases of what used to be referred to as pseudotumor cerebri now goes by the name of (idiopathic intracranial hypertension). Hearing can also be affected if pressure inside the head suddenly goes up. Rest typically relieves the condition. You should visit a good neurologist for a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Can subclavian steal cause transient hearing loss, pulsating sound l ear, cranial pressure feeling, gray vision followed by intanse headache? Ty

Can subclavian steal cause transient hearing loss, pulsating sound l ear, cranial pressure feeling, gray vision followed by intanse headache? Ty

Maybe: The blood flow in the inner ear could be affected. Have you had your steal treated? If not, I would see an interventional radiologist. ...Read more

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What can cause a throbbing head with hearing loss?

What can cause a throbbing head with hearing loss?

ENT consult: Throbbing pain in the head can be due to tension type headache or muscle pain, but hearing loss is not a common symptom; consult your pcp. If hearing loss is sudden and constant, ENT consult. ...Read more

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When I stand up, floor feels like it's bouncing notice it more on left side. Head pressure dizzy headed. Dr says sinuses. No hearing loss or ringing. Balance test good. What could be other cause?

When I stand up, floor feels like it's bouncing notice it more on left side. Head pressure dizzy headed. Dr says sinuses. No hearing loss or ringing. Balance test good. What could be other cause?

Central/Peripheral: There are two causes of vertigo and balance problems. Involvement pf the peripheral iner ear and nerve and central causes. If the inner ear is normal, then the most common cause of vertigo and balance problem is the variants of migraine, best to check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is it possible for swimmer's ear to cause hearing loss?

Is it possible for swimmer's ear to cause hearing loss?

Temporary: Swimmers ear is an infection of the external ear canal, and you may have temporary hearing loss. Once the infection is cleared your hearing may be restored. ...Read more

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Could having something stuck in your ear cause permanent hearing loss?

Could having something stuck in your ear cause permanent hearing loss?

Generally not: Having something stuck in the ear canal will not cause permanent hearing loss unless a complication occurs like a significant infection. This would be not common. ...Read more

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What can causes slight hearing loss in left ear?

What can causes slight hearing loss in left ear?

Many things: Wax, fluid, age, noise.

If hearing is significantly different from opposite ear needs exam with hearing test and possible MRI ...Read more

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What could the cause temporary hearing loss in my right ear be?

What could the cause temporary hearing loss in my right ear be?

Hearing loss: Temporary or reversible causes of hearing, wax in the ear, cold, eustachiantube dysfunction, fur uncle in the ear, osteoma in the ext canal, infections of the middle ear----any of the causes, please get checked. ...Read more

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Can ear infections cause hearing loss?

Can ear infections cause hearing loss?

Yes: Not only can untreated ear infections cause temporary hearing loss, but if the ear does not heal, even if treated, may cause problems. That is why it is very important for your physician to follow the problem until it is healed. ...Read more

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What are the causes of hearing loss in left ear without any physical reason?

What are the causes of hearing loss in left ear without any physical reason?

See below: The most common cause is eustacian tube dysfunction. This is where the tube becomes blokcked by swelling or fluid. ...Read more

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Can getting water in one's ear when showering cause damage/hearing loss?

Shower water in ear: Getting water in one's ear during shower will not cause a middle ear infection or hearing loss. A very distant possibility is an external ear infection like in swimmer's ear. ...Read more

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Does bodybuilding/heavyweight (i.E bench press) can cause ear damage/hearing loss?

Does bodybuilding/heavyweight (i.E bench press) can cause ear damage/hearing loss?

Breathing: Careful weight lifting of heavy weights will not injure your ears unless you hold your breath and alter the pressure in your lungs and your ears. Heavy weight lifting is much like diving in that sense. If you hold your breath you risk pressure injury to your lungs and ears. Just pay attention to how everything feels, including joints and muscles, so you don't injure anything and risk a long layoff. ...Read more

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If an accident affects the ear and causes minor hearing loss would it affect the person on the long run if not treated early?

Depends: If the cause is fluid/blood behind the ear drum, it will resolve spontaneously. If the cause is minor inner ear hearing loss, it will run its course. Some argue that steroids can reduce damage, but there is no definitive evidence that this is the case. If cause is hearing bone disruption, it will not resolve until surgically fixed. ...Read more

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Hi, my audioligist said I have a conductive hearing loss in one ear. 2k on up and is 80 decibel loss. I had this for 4 years. What can cause this.?

Hi, my audioligist said I have a conductive hearing loss in one ear. 2k on up and is 80 decibel loss. I had this for 4 years. What can cause this.?

Many reasons: It can be related to middle ear fluid, fixation of your hearing bones, or loss of integrity of your hearing bones. It may also be related to chronic infection. To determine the exact cause, you need to be evaluated by an otolaryngologist. ...Read more

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Can scarring from ear tubes cause hearing loss over time?

Can scarring from ear tubes cause hearing loss over time?

Not typically: Unless severe infection that is left untreated. ...Read more

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Masturbation during tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy healing period causes hearing loss in the operated ear?

Masturbation during tympanoplasty and mastoidectomy healing period causes hearing loss in the operated ear?

RIDICULOUS RUMORS!: Any way you can take out full page adds in major newspapers & publish the following statement-- PARENTS, PLEASE STOP PASSING ON NONSENSE RUMORS TO YOUR KIDS ABOUT MASTURBATION. IT'S NORMAL TO MASTURBATE. WE KNOW YOU DID IT AS WELL & YOU GREW UP JUST FINE WITHOUT BIZARRE DISABILITIES. DON'T DICTATE POLICY TO MOTHER NATURE. LOVE- YOUR UNNECESSARILY SCARED, WORRIED, AND NAIVE LITTLE MONSTERS! XXOO. ...Read more

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Mild right ear pain and waking up with hearing loss in same ear for 3 days. Hearing comes back to normal over an hour or so. What could this be and what should I do?

Mild right ear pain and waking up with hearing loss in same ear for 3 days. Hearing comes back to normal over an hour or so. What could this be and what should I do?

Ear pain: You MAY have an ear infection or some other situation. In any case, please see your doctor ASAP. You don't want to do permanent damage or loose hearing permanently. Peace and good health. ...Read more

Dr. Gutti Rao
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Hearing Loss (Definition)

A partial or total loss of the ability to hear and can affect one or both ears. Causes of hearing loss include noise, genetics, ...Read more